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Woman not guilty in Schenectady stabbing

Jury says defendant not responsible because of mental illness

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A Schenectady County Court jury sided with the defense Thursday, finding the woman accused of trying to stab a cab driver to death last year not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. The verdict, handed down after more than 21⁄2 days of deliberations, means 19-year-old Desere D. Shaw of Gloversville will remain in custody pending a hearing to determine if she should be committed to a mental hospital for treatment. That hearing, which ...


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